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Picnic Caddy

Spice up your picnic by painting your Picnic Caddy with your favorite food! This summertime craft is the perfect project for your kids to try their hand at painting.

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At a Glance:

#2484 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Flat, 3/4" - 1176

Number Needed: 1
$5.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Blue, 2 oz. - 402

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lipstick Red, 2 oz. - 437

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Grass Green, 2 oz. - 644

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Nutmeg, 2 oz. - 944

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$1.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

Wooden caddy, 2½" Rose pots (3), Gingham fabric, Masking tape, Stencil brush, Liner brush, ¼" Flat brush, Hot glue gun, Tracing paper, Stylus

Instructions

  1. Basecoat caddy Wicker White using ¾" flat brush. Paint the upper edge of caddy Lipstick Red. Allow to dry.
  2. Rip masking tape in half and tape off 3 evenly spaced squares on front of the caddy. Make sure the cherries will fit in squares. Rip tape in half and tape off the edges of the sides of caddy.
  3. Transfer the cherries inside of masking taped areas. Paint the cherries Lipstick Red, stems Nutmeg and leaf Grass Green. Allow to dry.
  4. Take a stencil brush and dry brush the inside the frames and around cherries with Light Blue. Also dry brush inside the taped off frames on the sides. Remove tape.
  5. Outline the blue with thinned Licorice using a liner brush. Highlight the cherries and the leaf with Wicker White. Make stripes on handle with in Licorice and Light Blue using a liner brush and ¼" flat brush.
  6. Cut squares of gingham to fit inside the rose pots. Cut 2 strips of gingham to make the bows at each side.
  7. Hot glue bows to sides of caddy.

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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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